Calabar


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Calabar

(ˈkæləˌbɑː)
n
(Placename) a port in SE Nigeria, capital of Cross River state. Pop: 418 000 (2005 est)

Cal•a•bar

(ˌkæl əˈbɑr, ˈkæl əˌbɑr)

n.
a seaport in SE Nigeria. 154,000.
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The Foreign Mission Board agreed to send Slessor to Calabar as a teacher upon completion of a three-month training course in Edinburgh.
Botanists at Kew Gardens in South West London identified the calabar bean which was found in Adam's intestine.
Mafundikwa spent 20 years journeying from places such as Calabar, Cameroon, Havana, Lagos, London and Suriname to study the beliefs, cultures and religions of peoples from the African Diaspora; from his travels he has identified many syllabaries, or "writing system[s] composed of characters that represent syllables ...
But Howard-Taylor, who has just been sworn in as a senator from Bong County, the former base of Taylor's forces, is still hoping that her ex-husband, who's spent the last three years in exile in Calabar, Nigeria, will resurrect himself.
Science writer Peter Macinnis examines many different kinds of poisons and their history in Poisons: From Hemlock To Botox And The Killer Bean Of Calabar. From cosmetic and domestic poisons in history and literature to the use of poisons in war, Poisons provides a blend of vignette, history, and lively case histories.
The complete cement plant would have a capacity of 6,250 tonnes of cement clinker per 24 hours, and would be operational by the summer of 2007 near the port of Calabar in Nigeria.
The Briton was one of two foreign workers abducted from a production barge near Calabar in Cross River State late on Sunday night.
Gibb is donating the proceeds of the play to the Mary Slessor Foundation, a Dundee-based charity that is carrying out missionary work in Calabar, Nigeria.
The Calabar lounge is an ideal venue for after work-beverages.
The $156million contract, which will entail the supply of gas to the National Integrated Power Project, Calabar Power Station, is scheduled for completion by the first quarter of 2010.
Department of Chemistry, University of Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria
The Pediatric Cataract Initiative, a partnership of the Bausch and Lomb Early Vision Institute and Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF), recently announced it would provide its first set of research grants ($50,000 each) to Lumbini Eye Institute in Nepal and Calabar Teaching Hospital in Nigeria.